Transfer news and football gossip: Arsenal hold talks with ex-Barcelona man, Juventus plot outrageous Manchester United swap deal, plus more

10 Nov

talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Sunday’s papers and online…

Arsenal have held talks with former Spain and Barcelona boss Luis Enrique about the prospect of replacing manager Unai Emery. (El Confidencial, via Metro)

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is under pressure in the Emirates hotseat
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Manchester United are lining up a summer move to sign Crystal Palace striker Wilfried Zaha for a second time. (The Sun on Sunday)

Arsenal’s German goalkeeper Bernd Leno is on Bayern Munich’s radar as a target to be their next number one. (The Sun on Sunday)

Tottenham are ready to make a £50m bid for Memphis Depay, who Lyon from Manchester United in January 2017. (Sunday Mirror)

Chelsea will make signing Lazio and Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic a priority in January if the Blues’ transfer ban is lifted. (Sunday Mirror)


Chelsea want £5m from any club wanting to sign France striker Olivier Giroud in January. (Sunday Express)

Paris Saint-Germain have made initial contact over extending France striker Kylian Mbappé’s deal but no formal offer has been tabled. (L’Equipe, via Marca)

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp will not allow Croatia centre-back Dejan Lovren to leave the club in the January transfer window. (Football Insider)

Juventus could offer Mario Mandzukic, Emre Can, Daniele Rugani, and France midfielder Blaise Matuidi, 32, in exchange for Manchester United superstar Paul Pogba. (Tuttosport, via Sunday Express)

Pogba has been out of action since September
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Manchester City are set to give Dutchman Giovanni van Bronckhorst the chance to audition as Pep Guardiola’s successor by appointing him coach of their sister club in New York. (Sunday Mirror)

Everton are open to selling Dutch keeper Maarten Stekelenburg in January, with the 37-year-old’s contract running out at the end of the season. (Football Insider)

Are Man City preparing for life without Pep Guardiola?
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Wolves will complete the signing of PSV Eindhoven’s 17-year-old Dutch defender Nigel Lonwijk for a nominal fee of £200,000 in January. (ED, via Birmingham Mail)

Uefa is looking at holding the 2024 Champions League final in the United States, with New York the preferred venue in a move which would see the game take place outside Europe for the first time. (Morning Consult)

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